Careers

Careers at the TENGA Company

TENGA Co., Ltd. hires a diverse and growing team spanning our domestic and global offices. Currently more than 200 hard-working, motivated people are working together towards the shared goal of creating a world where life is enriched with pleasure.

Most of our product manufacturing operations are still located in Japan, however our fast-expanding global offices drive their own sales and communications strategies, working together with back-of-office logistics, finance, and administrative staff.

Recruitment Opportunities

Find our open positions below, or scroll down to contact us through our Contact Form about employment opportunities at TENGA.

Marketing Communications – Management (Japan)

Job Description

Marketing Communications position open for in-house Global Marketing Division at TENGA Headquarters in Tokyo. This position will involve overall planning and execution of marketing communications activities for our major western markets, managing an English-speaking in-house team and reporting to corporate management in Japanese. You will lead a team of highly motivated individuals where your role will entail strategic planning of all marketing communications including PR, digital and brand communication on- and offline, while leading and guiding your team through the tactical execution of your strategy. This is a management level role reporting to the global marketing director, working with the in-house team as well as liaising with other teams such as product development, graphic design teams and our global sales offices for the target markets. The ideal candidate will have led a team in an area of marketing communications, and is capable of planning, budgeting and executing strategic marketing communications activities. Due to the large amount of in-house communication involved, the candidate must have fluency and experience in communicating in both Japanese and English.

Requirements

Required

・Native Level English

・Business Level Japanese at Minimum

・Over 3 Years Experience in Marketing

・Experience Leading a Team (In-House or External)

・Residing in and legally eligible to work full time in Japan (resident, citizen, visa and otherwise).

※Visa support will be provided for a successful candidate

 

Preferred

・Experience in Public Relations

・Experience in Sales Promotions, Events, or other forms of Communications

・Interested in and follows conversation around Sexuality and Sexual Wellness

Salary / Benefits

Salary

5.3m to 7m JPY/year depending on level of management experience, skills and qualifications.

Salary Evaluation

Twice Yearly

Bonuses

Two (Summer, Winter) Bonuses appraised on personal performance. One Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 ~ 18:00 (1 hour break inc.)   ※Discretionary Labour System may apply.

Non-working days

[Over 125 Days per Year]

Saturdays and Sundays, Public Holidays, Summer Holidays, Year-end Holidays, Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, all other holidays determined by Japanese law.

Place of Work

Harumi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan (Closest Stn. Kachidoki)

Benefits

Insurance Package / Travel Expenses / Lunch Assistance / Free TENGA & iroha Products

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below, writing the full name of the Position you are interested in, in the Content of Inquiry field.

All applicants will be contacted within 10 working days of receipt of application and will be asked to provide CV, at which point you may elaborate on your application.

After document screening, an applicant may be asked to interview for the company. Two rounds of interviews will be conducted in both English and Japanese.

Writer/Editor (Freelance)

Job Description

Freelance writers and editors for various forms of text at TENGA. Text to be translated from English or Japanese into various languages to be checked and edited to match the TENGA tone of voice and language. A Language Guide will be provided.

 

Examples of work available:
– User manuals: writing/translating, editing and checking
– Brand site text: writing/translating, editing and checking
– E-commerce site promotions: translating, editing and checking
– Checking pdfs to ensure no mistakes, in text or layout.

 

As you get more used to the TENGA voice, further work could include writing blogs and other content.

 

Input Language: English or Japanese
Output Languages: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese, or Danish

Requirements

Requirements
・Business level or above English speaker/writer
・Native level French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese, or Danish
・Able to provide examples of previous work

Salary / Benefits

Salary

N/A – Please send us your rates.

Salary Evaluation
Bonuses
Working Hours
Non-working days
Place of Work
Benefits

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below.
– Select [Recruitment Opportunities] as Type of Inquiry.
– Write your output language in the Content of Inquiry field.

 

We will contact you within 10 business days, where you may be asked to provide examples of previous work or a portfolio.

 

After internal review, we may ask for a zoom meeting in English to learn more about you, and to help you learn more about the TENGA brand, or the freelance work available.

 

Finally we may ask for you to translate or edit some sample text (paid at agreed rate) with possible follow up zoom meetings to refine the language to be used from therein.

Sales (NY, USA)

Job Description

【About this position】

As our business expands, we’re looking for a results-driven Sales Representative with excellent interpersonal skills to actively seek out and engage customer prospects. Due to the expansion of the business, sales activities will also include visits to new and existing clients throughout the United States.

 

〈Responsibilities〉

  1. Sales Team Leadership and Strategy Implementation
    • Lead the sales team, ensuring the execution of sales strategies to achieve annual goals.
    • Monitor and adjust sales team activities through the PDCA cycle, maintaining flexibility as needed.
    • Evaluate cost-effectiveness and optimize sales activities for maximum efficiency.
    • Seek new approaches and methods, proactively implementing effective alternatives.
    • Collaborate with internal and external parties to enhance customer satisfaction.
  2. Market Analysis and Client Relations
    • Quickly collect and analyze market information, sharing it with relevant parties.
    • Establish touchpoints with end-users through optimal product selection and presentation.
    • Conduct face-to-face meetings, training, and attend exhibitions as required.
    • Share goals and information with clients to ensure a clear understanding of the business.
    • Maintain a good relationship with clients, responding promptly to requests and addressing issues.
    • Collaborate with the inventory control department to create an accurate and effective shipping system.
    • Identify appropriate prospects, set appointments, make effective qualifying sales calls, and manage the sales cycle to close new business.
  3. Reporting and Coordination
    • Prepare professional, complete, concise, and accurate reports, proposals, and other documentation.
    • Coordinate with other sales reps to ensure company quotas and standards are met.
    • Conduct market research and regularly monitor competitors.

Requirements

〈Required〉
・+3 years of work experience as a Sales Representative
・Driver’s License
・Valid work authorization in the USA

 

〈Preferred〉
・Experience in retail and wholesale industry
・Conversational level of Japanese language skills

 

〈Travel〉
・Domestic and international business travel is required as needed.

Salary / Benefits

Salary

Salary depends on experience, skills, and qualifications.

No expatriate allowance or rent subsidy is provided.
Even if you do not live in the local area at the time of offer, you will be responsible for your own travel and moving expenses.

Salary Evaluation

Once Yearly

Bonuses

Two (Summer, Winter) Bonuses appraised on personal performance.

Once Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(1 hour break inc.)

Non-working days

・Weekend
・USA Holiday
・Summer & Christmas vacation

Place of Work

New York, NY, USA

Benefits

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below.
All applicants will be contacted within 5 working days of receipt of application.

 

1) Document Screening
2) Interviews (2 to 3 interviews) *
3) Offer

 

*You may be asked to fill out an online proficiency test.
*Interviews will be conducted in English (and Japanese for those where it may be applicable).

Sales (UK)

Job Description

<Mission>
Driving sales throughout the U.K. market through B2B sales initiatives.

 

<Job Overview>
▼ Sales Promotion and Support for Existing Distribution Channels
– Liaison with existing network of distributors and conveying new product developments.
– Promoting products to increase distributors’ range of SKUs.
– Proposal of in-store expansion and dedicated brand sections.
– Maintaining in-store displays and branding.

 

▼ Developing New Sales Channels
– Researching and contacting prospects to increase brand presence in stores.

※ Role will entail business travel.

Requirements

〈Required〉
・Sales Experience
・Valid Driver’s License
・English Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
・Japanese Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
・Standard Proficiency with PC & Office Software
・Residence and work permission in the U.K.

 

〈Preferred〉
・Experience in retail and wholesale industry
・Other European languages will be a plus (Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, or other)

Salary / Benefits

Salary

Salary depends on experience, skills and qualifications.

※No expatriate allowance or rent subsidy is provided.
※Even if you do not live in the local area at the time of offer, you will be responsible for your own travel and moving expenses.

Salary Evaluation

Twice Yearly (TBC)

Bonuses

(TBC) Two (Summer, Winter) Bonuses appraised on personal performance.
Once Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 ~ 18:00 (1 hour break inc.)   ※Discretionary Labour System may apply.

Non-working days

Based on the UK holiday regulations.

Place of Work

United Kingdom
※Remote/work from home might be required at first.
※Training might take place in the Japanese Head Office.

Benefits

Selection Process

1) Document Screening
2) Interviews (2 to 3 interviews) *
3) Offer

 

*You may be asked to fill out an online proficiency test.
*Interviews will be conducted in Japanese (or English).

Sales (Spain)

Job Description

<Mission>
Driving sales throughout the Spanish market through B2B sales initiatives.

 

<Job Overview>
▼ Sales Promotion and Support for Existing Distribution Channels
– Liaison with existing network of distributors and conveying new product developments.
– Promoting products to increase distributors’ range of SKUs.
– Proposal of in-store expansion and dedicated brand sections.
– Maintaining in-store displays and branding.

 

▼ Developing New Sales Channels
– Researching and contacting prospects to increase brand presence in stores.

※ Role will entail business travel.

Requirements

〈Required〉
・Sales Experience
・Valid Driver’s License
・Spanish Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
・Japanese Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
・Standard Proficiency with PC & Office Software
・Residence and work permission in Spain

 

〈Preferred〉
・Experience in retail and wholesale industry
・English Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
・Other European languages will be a plus (Italian, French, Portuguese, or other)

Salary / Benefits

Salary

Salary depends on experience, skills, and qualifications.

※No expatriate allowance or rent subsidy is provided.
※Even if you do not live in the local area at the time of offer, you will be responsible for your own travel and moving expenses.

Salary Evaluation

Twice Yearly (TBC)

Bonuses

(TBC) Two (Summer, Winter) Bonuses appraised on personal performance.
Once Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 ~ 18:00 (1 hour break inc.)   ※Discretionary Labour System may apply.

Non-working days

Based on Spainish holiday regulations.

Place of Work

Spain
※Remote/work from home might be required at first.
※Training might take place in the Japanese Head Office.

Benefits

Selection Process

1) Document Screening
2) Interviews (2 to 3 interviews) *
3) Offer

 

*You may be asked to fill out an online proficiency test.
*Interviews will be conducted in Japanese (or English/Spanish).

Sales (Germany)

Job Description

<Mission>

Driving sales throughout our European markets through B2B sales initiatives.

 

<Job Overview>

▼ Sales Promotion and Support for Existing Distribution Channels
– Liaison with existing network of distributors and conveying new product developments.
– Promoting products to increase distrubutor’s range of SKUs.
– Proposal of in-store expansion and dedicated brand sections.
– Maintaining in-store displays and branding.

 

▼ Developing New Sales Channels
– Researching and contacting prospects to increase brand presence in stores.

※ Role will entail business travel.

Requirements

<Required>

-German language proficiency – Business level or higher

– Sales Experience

– Valid Driver’s License
– English Language Proficiency: Business Level or Higher
– Standard Proficiency with PC & Office Software
– Residence and work permission in Germany

 

<Preferred>

– Other European languages will be a plus (Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, or other)
– Passion for the vision and mission of the TENGA Company
– Ability to work in a team, self-motivated and goal-oriented, with a desire to deliver results

Salary / Benefits

Salary

Salary depends on experience, skills and qualifications.

Salary Evaluation

Once Yearly

Bonuses

Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 ~ 18:00 (1 hour break inc.)   ※Discretionary Labour System may apply.

Non-working days

Based on German holiday regulations.

Place of Work

Düsseldorf, Germany

Benefits

Insurance Package / Travel Expenses / TENGA and iroha product samples

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below.
All applicants will be contacted within 5 working days of receipt of application.

 

1) Document Screening
2) Interviews (2 to 3 interviews) *
3) Offer

 

*You may be asked to fill out an online proficiency test.
*Interviews will be conducted in English (or German).

Sales Assistant (Germany)

Job Description

We are looking for a Sales Assistant (m/f/d) who can contribute to our business expansion by supporting our sales team.

 

<Job responsibilities>

  • Customer relationship and communication support (B2B / B2C)
  • Support sales team and activities
  • Create and analyze data – Administrate inventory
  • Check and process orders, invoices

 

<About the job>

  • Full-time position
  • Commuting allowance (Deutschlandticket)

 

<About the company>

  • Company name: TENGA Europe GmbH
  • Phone number: +49 (0)211 17954300

 

<Work location>

Immermann Straße, Düsseldorf

Requirements

<Skills>

  • Good and friendly communication
  •  Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  •  Self and Team-motivated mind

 

<Language skills>

  • Business or Higher level in German Language (Mandatory)
  • Business level in English (Mandatory)
  • Japanese and any other languages are advantageous.

Salary / Benefits

Salary

€30K- 40K/year

*Salary depends on experience, skills, and qualifications.

Salary Evaluation

Once yearly

Bonuses

Year-End Bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 ~ 18:00 (1 hour break inc.)   ※Discretionary Labour System may apply.

Non-working days
Place of Work

Düsseldorf, Germany

Benefits

Insurance Package / Travel Expenses / TENGA and iroha product samples

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below, writing the full name of the Position you are interested in, in the Content of Inquiry field.

 

All applicants will be contacted within 10 working days of receipt of the application and will be asked to provide a CV, at which point you may elaborate on your application.

 

After document screening, the applicant may be asked to interview for the company.
The first interview will be conducted in English.

 

Successful candidates will be asked for a second interview in English, with translator present for Japanese portion of interview if necessary.

Accountant (Germany)

Job Description

The Accountant will record, update, and evaluate the information presented in financial statements, narratives, and other accompanying schedules to the financial statements for any reporting entities assigned.

 

<Job responsibilities>

  • Reviews and processes expenses and invoices; contacts vendors to resolve issues/discrepancies.
  • Support audit by maintaining files for all projects with appropriate documents including job cost tool, customer purchase order, vendor invoice(s), and customer invoice(s), in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all teams in the accounting and finance organizations, assisting with any complex or unusual accounting items as they occur.

 

<About the job>

  • Full-time position
  • Commuting allowance (Deutschlandticket)

<About the company>

  • Company name: TENGA Europe GmbH
  • Phone number: +49 (0)211 17954300

<Work location>

Immermann Straße, Düsseldorf

Requirements

<Skills>

  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or industry accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good and friendly communication
  • Self and Team-motivated mind

 

<Language skills>

  • Business or Higher level in Japanese Language (Mandatory)
  • Business or Higher level in English (Mandatory)
  • German and any other languages are advantageous.

Salary / Benefits

Salary

Salary depends on experience, skills, and qualifications.

Salary Evaluation

Once yearly

Bonuses

Annual performance bonus and year-end bonus based on company performance.

Working Hours

09:00 – 18:00 (1 hour break inc.), Monday – Friday 

Non-working days
Place of Work

Düsseldorf, Germany

Benefits

Insurance Package / Travel Expenses / TENGA and iroha product samples

Selection Process

Please contact us through the contact form below, writing the full name of the Position you are interested in, in the Content of Inquiry field.

 

All applicants will be contacted within 10 working days of receipt of the application and will be asked to provide a CV, at which point you may elaborate on your application.

 

After document screening, the applicant may be asked to interview for the company.
The first interview will be conducted in English.

 

Successful candidates will be asked for a second interview in English, with translator present for Japanese portion of interview if necessary.

If you wish to send in your resume for our consideration,
please fill out the form below and await a response.

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